This Is Us Recap: Some Sequins, Some Sorrys and a Really Significant Stumble

Need to catch up? Check out the previous This Is Us recap here.  We hate to say it, but we now see the twisted wisdom in what This Is Us‘ Nicky keeps saying: Maybe Jack never should have come to get him in Vietnam. Heartless? Probably. But go down this rabbit hole with me. If Jack […]

9 Hollywood movies that dominated the Chinese box office in 2018, including some that underperformed in the US

Warner Bros. The Chinese box office has become an essential part of the success of some of Hollywood’s biggest movies. Movies that underwhelmed in the US, like “Rampage,” rebounded in China. Others, like “Aquaman,” dominated the global box office thanks to huge box office in China. China is projected to dethrone the US as the […]

Game of Thrones ending: George RR Martin ‘Some fans have guessed CORRECTLY from my clues’

The 70-year-old author still has two books to go in his A Song of Ice and Fire series. Meanwhile, HBO’s Game of Thrones, which is ahead of the books’ narrative, is ending in 2019. And it turns out that in an interview from four years ago Martin admitted that some fans have correctly guessed the […]

Many teens resist allure of smartphone ‘catnip’ — but some still struggle

The seemingly irresistible draw of social media scrolls on smartphones can be hard to withstand. But some teens are finding ways to strike a balance. Studies have found slight associations between spending five hours or more online and poorer adolescent well-being in surveys.

Some government contractors could go unpaid even after the shutdown ends

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Approximately 800,000 federal government employees have gone without pay since the third government shutdown of the year went into effect just after midnight on December 22. A portion of these workers are employed as contractors, which means their payments come from a third party. If the government is not working with that […]

‘Aquaman’ Soundtrack Features Pitbull Covering Toto’s ‘Africa’ For Some Reason

Quick – when you think of Aquaman, what’s the first song that immediately springs to mind? Whatever song you just thought of, I can almost guarantee that it wasn’t “Africa” by Toto. But that’s the song you’re going to hear in the film when James Wan‘s Aquaman washes into theaters on December 21. Sort of. Mr. Worldwide […]